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Some help with the following dialogue exchange

I'm attempting to translate the dialogue of a video game. I'm making good progress but there's a specific dialogue exchange I'm not sure about. Some context beforehand (the section called ☆マクシームの城★)...
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Question about this use of the conditional form

I'm trying to understand an exchange: A: まともに行ってもここを通り抜けるのはキツイがな B: 見りゃぁわかるぜ In this case person B starts their sentence with a contraction of the conditional form of 見る, but I'm not sure why. It's ...
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What are the grammar rules behind this clause, 「才能があろうがなかろうが」?

才能があろうがなかろうが、そんなもん他人が決める事じゃない。どこの部に所属するかなんぞ俺が決める事だ I'm asking about the bolded clause. This is casual dialogue, in case there's any confusion about that. I don't normally put Japanese through Google ...
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Japanese dialogue attributions and English ways to translate them

I'm a JP>EN translator who mainly works on novels. I've been doing some research into dialogue attributions, their differences between languages, and ways to translate them effectively and naturally. ...
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How to explain a dialog naturally to a friend

I'm wondering what's the proper way to explain a dialog between two people, to a friend. For example saying : So friend A came up and told us "Hello", so I replied "hello" back and he asked how I ...